Welcome to Cockington Primary School, where we empower every child to Believe, Achieve and Succeed in a positive, nurturing environment

Part of the Connect Academy Trust family

We are proud to be a member of Connect Academy Trust, a group of values-based and like-minded primary schools, working closely together to support one another and strengthen children’s outcomes in all

Cockington Pupils and Teacher Learning Outside


Cockington is a place where we’re proud to work together and respect one another. This extends to the world beyond school too. We guide our pupils to make a positive impact across our wider community – and to discover how they can make a difference.

Meet our community

What people are saying about Cockington Primary School

"We are really lucky here to have all the fun games and things to play with at lunchtime."

Oakley | Year 2 Pupil

"I love this school. We have lots of fun things to do, and I love visiting the beach!"

Callum | child

"Cockington Primary School is a wonderful place to come to everyday. I love working with the children."

Teacher |

"Cockington Primary School is a welcoming school. Staff will do anything for the children, who are at the heart of everything we do."

Teacher | Teacher

I just wanted to say thank you for last nights Performance at the Palace Theatre. My child had a lovely time and I loved watching her. She has really been enjoying her time in Performing Arts and it has helped her confidence to develop. I am looking forward further performances.

Parent | Parent

"Cockington Primary School has looked after my children well throughout their time."

Karson Camron | Parent

"Both my boys are very happy to come to school every morning; they adore the nurturing, genuinely warm, caring staff and enjoy all the extra experiences that Cockington provides: trips, clubs, curriculum outcomes to name a few!"

Parent Survey Response | Parent

What an amazing show! Well done Year 5.

Gen & Olly | Parent

"Thank you very much for your involvement and for your support regarding children who have come from other countries. With your help, the whole of the Cockington teaching staff and the friendly children in the school, my child has integrated nicely into the education system in Great Britain."

Y5 Parent |

"The children who came to work with our residents were very respectful. The residents enjoyed celebrating the King's Coronation with them."

Care Home | Care home

"The children who attended the Torquay United match are a credit to your school the way they behaved. They didn't stop singing despite the bad weather!"

Jo Harris | Community Officer at Torquay United

What’s new at Cockington?

Find out what our pupils and staff have being busy doing, and stay up-to-date with events, achievements and developments at our school.

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